We undertake a wide range of project work to help achieve our vision that all children in Scotland have an equal chance to flourish.
- Participation and direct engagement work with children, young people and families
- Projects relating to influencing policy and legislation that meets the needs of children and families
- Research and evaluation projects
- Commissioned work
In partnership with the Scottish Youth Parliament, Children in Scotland supported a group of MSYPs to work as part of a peer investigation team to evaluate mental health and wellbeing community support for 5-24 year-olds, parents and carers.
Time to Talk Next Steps Scotland was a 12-month pilot programme trialling online support for young people aged 16-25 with additional needs in Scotland: hearing their voice, building confidence and supporting transitions.
A project supporting Street League to set up a young people’s advisory group. Street League is a charity based on using sport and education to help overcome barriers facing young people gaining employment.
This project informed how the Scottish Government's wider COVID-19 Strategic Framework could best support children, young people and families to navigate and recover from the pandemic.
Alongside the Scottish Centre of Administrative Data Research (SCADR) to ask children and young people how their data should be gathered, stored and communicated with them.
The project explored how coronavirus changed the ways in which children and young people can get involved in projects or access services.
Children in Scotland worked with Transport Scotland and The Gate, along with pupils and staff from Dean Park Primary School to review a new road safety resource created by Transport Scotland.
In partnership with Dr Katherine Trebeck, the Carnegie Trust UK, and early years funder Cattanach, we raised awareness of what a robust child wellbeing approach to the Scottish budget would involve.
A unique multi-partner research project will examine evidence for the impact of live music experiences on the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people